Surveillance & Security News for April 2011

Endangered species discovered in New Guinea with the help of Bosch AEGIS UFLED IR illuminators

Gordon Buchanan, a freelance cameraman who sometimes works for the BBC, claims Bosch's AEGIS UFLED infrared illuminators have revolutionised night-time filming.Lost Land of the Volcano is a three-part nature documentary series that follows a scientific expedition to the island of New Guinea. During filming an international team of scientists, cavers and wildlife filmmakers ventured deep into the heart of the remote tropical island of New Guinea to explore a giant extinct volcano - Moun...

NVT's video transmission equipment used to help monitor rare wildlife

Rye Meads is situated next to the River Lee on the outskirts of Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire. Visitors can view the various wildlife areas including reedbeds, open water, woodland and meadow, whilst utilising the observation hides to watch the wildlife close-up.Summer attractions include a colony of common terns that nest on specially made rafts in the lagoons, whilst kingfishers breed in an artificial sandbank. During winter, shoveler, gadwall and tufted ducks can be seen on the open water. With...

Sunrise Wireless chooses Proxim equipment to unwire the San Francisco Bay

Sunrise Wireless, a pioneer in the development of wireless broadband systems for the maritime industry, has deployed Proxim Wireless’ equipment to unwire the San Francisco Bay. Sunrise Wireless  deployed a system that uses a combination of Proxim’s point-to-point wireless backhaul, license-free  WiMAX, and Wi-Fi® products for an end-to-end broadband wireless network that enables wireless connectivity for vessels throughout 62 square miles of the Bay.    The...

São Paulo-based WISP chose Proxim technology to enable broadband service in 10 cities throughout Brazil

RDL Comunicações, Ltd., a São Paulo-based Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP), was preparing a large-scale wireless broadband rollout to deploy broadband service to 10 rural cities and need to find a solution with an ideal balance of high-performance and cost-effectiveness. After evaluating solutions, RDL deployed Proxim's unlicensed WiMAX and wireless backhaul technology to enable broadband service in 10 cities throughout Brazil. Utilising a combination of Proxim's T...

Innovative MOBOTIX CCTV system helps Southern Water with visual verification

MOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of complete high-resolution IP video systems have released details that MOBOTIX advanced partner SeSys Ltd, a specialist in network vision solutions, has been selected by Southern Water to deploy a innovative CCTV solution to provide additional visual verification for its drinking water sampling procedures at up to 100 sites across the south of the UK. Southern Water supplies fresh, quality drinking water to households across Sussex, Kent, Hampshire and the Is...

Avigilon's HD surveillance system deployed in Vancouver to secure 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

Avigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, announced that the City of Vancouver deployed the Avigilon HD Surveillance System during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games to provide situational awareness to city emergency management staff and the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) in their effort to maintain public order and safety at the main pedestrian corridors in the city's downtown core while respecting the pri...

Genetec's IP video surveillance solution keeps the coast clear at Port Freeport

Over 100 years ago, Port Freeport came into being when the first jetty system was built in Freeport, Texas. Since that time, the Port has become one of the fastest growing ports on the Gulf Coast, and is currently ranked as the 16th largest port in the United States in terms of foreign tonnage. Located just three miles from deep water, Port Freeport is also one of the most accessible ports on the Gulf Coast and the 400-foot-wide, 45-foot-deep channel ensures a fast, safe turnaround for many carg...

GVD provides IP surveillance solution to Malta Freeport in order to empower megapixel solution

October 2010, Malta Freeport, located in the heart of the Mediterranean, ranked among the top European ports and is the third largest transshipment and logistics centre in the region. Due to its law enforcement under ISPS Code, the IP Surveillance System is required to consistently support governments evaluating risks and offset with changes in threat and vulnerability for ships and port facilities, including certain equipments, monitoring and controlling access, and monitoring the activities of...

Sepura and Raxa Security sign a partnership agreement for security services in India

 Sepura and Raxa together would provide security services through an advanced communication setup in India Sepura, the global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of TETRA digital radios, is pleased to announce that it has signed a major new channel partnership agreement with Raxa Security Services Limited ("Raxa"), a subsidiary of the leading Indian infrastructure and services operator GMR Group.This is a significant agreement for both parties and reflects the huge potent...

EverFocus UK to showcase its range of DVR’s, IP cameras and video surveillance products at IFSEC 2011

 EverFocus UK will display its range of advanced video surveillance solutions at IFSEC 2011 to be held in UKEverFocus Electronics Corporation, a global top 20 global professional security equipment manufacturer, is extending its range of HD-CCTV DVRs with the newly available Endeavor series EDR HD-2H14 which offers two HD channels and 14 standard analogue channels and the EDR HD-4H4 with four HD channels and four standard analogue channels. These ‘hybrid' HD-DVRs are designed to appea...

HID Global and NXP sign agreement for MIFARE™ family technology license

 HID Global will incorporate NXP's MIFARE™ technology into its multi-standard physical and logical access readers and softwareHID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, and NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced that HID Global will integrate NXP's MIFARE™ technology into its multi-standard physical and logical access readers and software.By integrating MIFARE technology directly into readers and terminals, HID Global products become more versatile,...

MEL Secure Systems presents a new virtual pivot CCTV security solution

 MEL Secure Systems' new Virtual Pivot CCTV solution provides full pan tilt and zoom functionalityMEL Secure Systems, the leading developer of surveillance and security solutions, has introduced a new Virtual Pivot CCTV solution. This innovative and unique solution provides full pan tilt and zoom functionality and has been designed to meet the specific needs of law enforcement and government agencies in a wide range of covert surveillance applications.The new MEL Virtual Pivot camera has a...

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